Manchester United advanced into the Champions League round of eight, after winning by 3-0 against Olympiakos and getting an aggregate result of 3-2. After a dismal performance in the first
Lead levels high enough to potentially harm children have been found in artificial turf used at thousands of schools, playgrounds and day-care centers across the country, yet two federal agencies
China has been an unofficial price-setter for most metals over the past decade. And this week, the country became an official participant in setting prices for one of the world’s most important precious metals markets. That’s the London Bullion Market
Even as India shines as a rare bright spot in a sluggish global economy, the country’s business-savvy prime minister is watching his popularity wane. Narendra Modi swept into power in May 2014 on the strength of a charismatic personality and
China’s Shanghai composite index plunged more than 6% Thursday — its biggest one-day drop in a month — amid ongoing fears about the health of the world’s second largest economy. The benchmark dived 6.4% to 2,741.25, days before finance ministers
European and Asian markets rallied Monday as Japanese stocks surged after dismal growth data raised hopes of extra stimulus from Tokyo. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index rebounded from a 5% dive last week to surge 7.2% to close at 16,022.58, its
Europe is racking up billions in deals with oil-rich Iran as its president, Hassan Rouhani, makes a goodwill tour less than two weeks after the lifting of international sanctions on the Islamic Republic. Iran is looking to boost its economic ties
China’s benchmark index plunged more than 6% Tuesday, after a renewed slump in oil prices kept investors on edge about the global economy. The Shanghai composite index dived 6.4% to 2749.79 — its lowest close since Dec.1, 2014 — continuing
On the first day of trading in 2016, China lived up to its reputation as a “shock to watch” in the new year, as a nearly 7% stock plunge in Shanghai revived bad memories of last summer’s China-inspired stock swoon.
The Chinese government expanded its probe of Microsoft’s business practices in the country, alleging “major problems” in the company’s electronic data. In a statement, China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) said the Redmond, Wash.-based company will be required
Oil prices jumped on the first trading day of 2016 as Middle East tension outweighed a selloff in financial markets around the world. Oil markets remain oversupplied and depressed, but geopolitical flashpoints have a historical tendency to disrupt market trends.
Thirty-five large companies have been ordered to fork over $765 million in tax breaks that European Union regulators have ruled were illegally provided by Belgium. The European Commission, the EU’s top anti-trust regulator, said Monday that a tax benefit provided